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  • Peripheral Visionby Catarina Frois

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 85.00

    In Portugal between 2005 and 2010, "modernization through technology" was the major political motto used to develop and improve the country's peripheral and backward condition. This study reflects on one of the resulting, specific aspects of this trend-the implementation of public video surveillance. The in-depth ethnography provides evidence of... more...

  • Community Justiceby David R. Karp

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 54.99

    In this book, several leading scholars examine the central concerns of this emerging field. Subjects discussed include the role of community organizations in crime prevention; the structural and cultural issues underlying the concentration of race, poverty, and crime; community policing; and community prosecution and sanctioning. more...

  • Professional Police Practiceby P. A. J. Waddington; John Kleinig; Martin Wright

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 79.99

    This ground-breaking book offers a practitioner-oriented overview of professional standards in all aspects of policing. With a radical, scenario-based approach, featuring both the extraordinary and the seemingly mundane, it aims to capture some of the complexities and interpretations that form the basis of such professional standards in policing today.... more...

  • Police Psychology Into the 21st Centuryby Martin I. Kurke; Ellen M. Scrivner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    As we approach the 21st century, there is a discernable shift in policing, from an incident-driven perspective to a proactive problem solving stance often described as "community policing." In this volume a panel of 21 psychologists examine the changing directions in policing and how such changes impact on psychological service delivery and operational... more...

  • Rescuing Railway Childrenby Malcolm Harper; Lalitha Iyer

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95

    Rescuing Railway Children focuses on runaway children in India who have used trains to take them away from home, and who live on railway station platforms and in trains. It presents the issues and challenges of reaching out to these ?railway children?, particularly through the experiences of Sathi, an NGO based in Bangalore. This organisation has... more...

  • Municipal Public Safetyby Esai Berenbaum

    Charles C Thomas 1980; US$ 15.95

    The purpose of this book is to provide municipal administrators, members of municipal governing bodies, consultants, and civic minded citizens with a guide for establishing consolidated public safety services. more...

  • Enduring, Surviving, And Thriving As A Law Enforcement Executiveby Thomas J. Jurkanin; Larry T. Hoover; Jerry L. Dowling

    Charles C Thomas 2001; US$ 35.95

    The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to future and present police chiefs, sheriffs and other law enforcement executives on how to survive and ultimately thrive in a job that is becoming increasingly difficult to handle. It reflects the collective wisdom of a group of police chiefs, sheriffs and law enforcement executives with significant... more...

  • Policing: Toward an Unknown Futureby John Crank; Colleen Kadleck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The enclosed papers are the culmination of a project Dr. John Crank and Dr. Colleen Kadleck carried out assessing issues facing the police into the early 21st century. The papers are future oriented, in the sense that they anticipate trends visible today. Everywhere, the contributing scholars found that the organizational concept, practice, and function... more...

  • Dying for the Jobby John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 36.95

    Since the first and second editions of this book, there have been extensive changes in the private investigative sector. The Internet and technological advances have revolutionized how investigators work cases. Today, private investigators have computer access to diverse sources of information, and communication and photographic technologies have reached... more...

  • Policewomenby Kerry Segrave

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book examines the history of policewomen from 1880 to 2012, particularly in the United States. It looks at the problems women had being accepted into the male police establishment and at the harassment and discrimination they often suffered from male officers. For women in policing there were three distinct phases. First was acceptance into forces... more...